Former Mississippi Governor Ray Mabus

We have a lot of hard work ahead of us, but Mabus is hopeful the recent Black Lives Matter protests can be translated into the dismantling of systematic racism.

Join Us Online for Key Conversations

ΦBK’s podcast introduces listeners to central figures in our national and international community of thinkers, like award-winning author Edwidge Danticat.

2020 Lebowitz Prize

Agnes Callard of the University of Chicago and Laurie Paul of Yale University have won the 2020 Lebowitz Prize for Philosophical Achievement and Contribution.

Love of Learning, Virtually

In these difficult times virtual ceremonies honor the achievements of our newest members and affirm the values cultivated by their arts and sciences education.

Meet the Key into Public Service Scholars

The Society’s Key into Public Service program highlights specific pathways for liberal arts and sciences graduates seeking public service careers.

A Must-Read for Aspiring Writers

Richard Maibaum (ΦBK, University of Iowa), best known for writing and co-writing 13 films in the James Bond franchise, shares his thoughts on writing and the writing process.

Mother and Daughter Duo Graduate from Ivy League

Arielle Pierson (ΦBK, University of Pennsylvania) and her mother, Stephanie Pierson, both celebrated their graduation on May 18.

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Style Expert Stacy London Brings Empathy to the Fashion Industry

Stacy London (ΦBK, Vassar College), host of What Not to Wear, advocates for body inclusivity, small business, and mental health.

2020 Jensen and Sibley Fellows

This year’s winners are Doyle Calhoun, a doctoral candidate in French at Yale University, and Madison Mainwaring, a doctoral candidate at Yale University.

ΦBK Fatima Zaidouni named a Gates Cambridge Scholar

“Being a part of ΦBK gives me a sense of belonging to the American college experience. It is really meaningful for me as an international student.”

ΦBK Takes Spring 2020 Inductions Online During Coronavirus Pandemic

ΦBK chapters quickly adapt to the new realities facing higher education and host virtual ΦBK induction ceremonies this commencement season.

ΦBK Secretary Fred Lawrence on Higher Education During the Global Pandemic

How will COVID-19 affect higher education in America? Secretary Lawrence offers his insights on funding, globalization, online learning, and more.